Posts tagged "mothers day"

10 Awesome Lessons I Learned From My Mom

My mom’s a middle school English teacher and over the past, oh, 25 years or so, she has taught thousands of kids. Her reputation precedes her too. She’s known for being tough and strict — maybe even a little demanding — but serious students know she’s the best teacher for the job. She loves what…

By: Wendy Atterberry / May 4, 2010

Questions For Our Mothers: Jessica’s Mom

In honor of Mother’s Day, we’re interviewing our moms to find out how their lives changed when we were born and what they learned about love and life as a parent. First up, Jessica’s mom.

In 2010, “blended families” — from death or divorce (or multiple divorces, as in Donald Trump’s household) — are…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 3, 2010

5 Empowering Things My Mother Has Taught Me

The other day, Amelia posted a list of her life experiences that were empowering and pretty epic. So epic that I began to get concerned that, maybe, I haven’t done enough with my life. I was able to leave my comfortable suburban Michigan existence surrounded by everyone I know, to go to college in New…

By: Kelli Bender / May 2, 2010

Lessons From Mom: Get Your Geek On

Are you ready for Mother’s Day? No? Here are a few gift ideas if you need some last-minute help! Thank you for tweeting and emailing us the lessons your mother taught you — but don’t forget to tell her this Sunday!

By: Catherine Strawn / May 10, 2009

Lessons From Mom: Mean It When You Scream It

Are you ready for Mother’s Day? No? Here are a few gift ideas if you need some last minute help! Thank you for tweeting and emailing us the lessons your mother taught you — but don’t forget to tell her this Sunday!

By: Catherine Strawn / May 10, 2009

Lessons From Mom: Pucker Up

Are you ready for Mother’s Day? No? Here are a few gift ideas if you need some last-minute help! Thank you for tweeting and emailing us the lessons your mother taught you — but don’t forget to tell her this Sunday!

By: Catherine Strawn / May 10, 2009

Lessons From Mom: Be A Little OCD

Are you ready for Mother’s Day? No? Here are a few gift ideas if you need some last-minute help! Thank you for tweeting and emailing us the lessons your mother taught you — but don’t forget to tell her this Sunday!

By: Catherine Strawn / May 9, 2009

Lessons From Mom: Don’t Hold A Grudge

Are you ready for Mother’s Day? No? Here are a few gift ideas if you need some last-minute help! Thank you for tweeting and emailing us the lessons your mother taught you — but don’t forget to tell her this Sunday!

By: Catherine Strawn / May 9, 2009

Lessons From Mom: You Can Do It

Are you ready for Mother’s Day? No? Here are a few gift ideas if you need some last-minute help! Thank you for tweeting and emailing us the lessons your mother taught you — but don’t forget to tell her this Sunday!

By: Catherine Strawn / May 9, 2009

Lessons From Mom: Know What’s Valuable

Are you ready for Mother’s Day? No? Here are a few gift ideas if you need some last-minute help! Thank you for tweeting and emailing us the lessons your mother taught you — but don’t forget to tell her this Sunday!

By: Catherine Strawn / May 8, 2009

Lessons From Mom: Drink Up

Are you ready for Mother’s Day? No? Here are a few gift ideas if you need some last-minute help! Thank you for tweeting and emailing us the lessons your mother taught you — but don’t forget to tell her this Sunday!

By: Catherine Strawn / May 8, 2009

Beauty Tips Straight From Mom

No one is more surprised than my family that I write for a beauty and style blog because I was the dirtiest little tomboy in my youth. Dresses? Prissy. Makeup? Prissy. Nail polish? So prissy.

But, try as I might, I couldn’t escape everything grooming-related. I remember how, after a bath, I’d sit o…

By: Jessica Wakeman / May 8, 2009

Lessons From Mom: Stand Tall

We’re celebrating moms this week in preparation for Mother’s Day this Sunday, May 10. What’s the best thing your mother ever taught you? Tell us by sending an email to tips@thefrisky.com or tweeting @thefrisky.

By: Catherine Strawn / May 8, 2009

Mothers Trust Ellen DeGeneres With Their Kids Over Angelina Jolie

Ellen DeGeneres and Portia de Rossi beat out Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt for the celebrities that moms would trust with their children, according to a poll of 10,000 moms by Parent Dish. Ellen and Portia scored 31 percent, while Jennifer Aniston came in second with 22 percent. Her nemesis, Angelina, got 18 percent, and…

By: Annika Harris / May 7, 2009

Lessons From Mom: Forgo Granny Panties

We’re celebrating moms this week in preparation for Mother’s Day this Sunday, May 10. What’s the best thing your mother ever taught you? Tell us by sending an email to tips@thefrisky.com or tweeting @thefrisky.

By: Catherine Strawn / May 7, 2009

Lessons From Mom: Dress Within Your Means

We’re celebrating moms this week in preparation for Mother’s Day this Sunday, May 10. What’s the best thing your mother ever taught you? Tell us by sending an email to tips@thefrisky.com or tweeting @thefrisky.

By: Catherine Strawn / May 7, 2009

Lessons From Mom: Cheap Is Good

We’re celebrating moms this week in preparation for Mother’s Day this Sunday, May 10. What’s the best thing your mother ever taught you? Tell us by sending an email to tips@thefrisky.com or tweeting @thefrisky.

By: Catherine Strawn / May 7, 2009

Mind Of Man: What I Learned From My Mother

Oscar Wilde quipped, “Every woman grows up to be her mother: it is her curse. No man does, and that is his.” Men should aspire to the best of their parental units. No dig against fathers. But my mother’s example has made me a better man.

I’m not a momma’s boy, I’m just…

By: John DeVore / May 7, 2009

Nobody Messes With Judy Blume

This week, Planned Parenthood’s mailing list included an email from Judy Blume. Here’s a snippet:If you are the daughter whose mom had the guts to give you the answers to questions you couldn’t quite figure out how to ask… If you know a mother who is struggling to raise strong, independent, and confident children i…

By: Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 7, 2009

Lessons From Mom: Have Hobbies

We’re celebrating moms this week in preparation for Mother’s Day this Sunday, May 10. What’s the best thing your mother ever taught you? Tell us by sending an email to tips@thefrisky.com or tweeting @thefrisky.

By: Catherine Strawn / May 6, 2009